Rapid Set Adhesive
Rapid Set Adhesive is a ceramic tile adhesive for walls and floors. It is suitable for use in both indoor and outdoor settings as well as for floor use. This adhesive fixes porcelain and vitrified tiles.
EVO-STIK Rapid Set Flexible is a Grey (or white) fast setting cement-based, thin-bed ceramic tile adhesive, which conforms to BS EN 12004 Type C, Class 2FT. It is intended for fixing all types of ceramic floor and wall tiles including porcelain, mosaics & glass tiles onto many typical surfaces including plywood and impermeable substrates.
EVO-STIK Rapid Set Flexible forms a strong bond with concrete, cement-render, concrete block-work, tile backer-boards and brickwork. This adhesive is polymer modified to give improved flexural strength, and is suitable where under-floor heating is installed.
EVO-STIK Rapid Set Flexible can also be used to fix tiles directly to fully-braced and secured waterproof tile backer boards and is suitable for interior / exterior use, also in swimming pools and locations which are subject to persistent dampness, e.g. showers, saunas, wet rooms and bathrooms.
Rapid Set Benefits
This adhesive has an exceptional bonding strength. It also sets in just 2 hours which allows you to walk on the floor shortly after finishing tiling. The adhesive also has a long pot life of up to 4 hours. It is also suitable for underfloor heating. A 2okg bag will cover at about 4kg per square meter for floor tile fixing and at about 2.5kg per square meter when fixing wall tiles. Open time is 40 minutes and initial set is 3 hours.
You can find the technical sheet here. This technical sheet also includes directions for use and preparation. There are also many instructions for application, cleaning, storage and specific instructions for different floor types. You can also see the safety data sheets here.